Abadiano ( Spanish: Abadiano , Basque. Abadiño , Cat. Abadiño ) - a municipality in Spain , part of the province of Bizkaia in the autonomous community of the Basque Country (autonomous community) . The municipality is part of the Durangesado district (mosquito). It covers an area of 36.26 km². The population is 7233 people. The distance to the provincial capital is 34 km.
|Autonomous community||Basque Country|
|The mayor||Jose Luys Navarro|
|History and Geography|
|Timezone||UTC + 1 , in summer UTC + 2|
|Population||7310 people ( 2010 )|
|Density||199.47 people / km²|
On the territory of the municipality, evidence of human habitation dating back to early historical times was discovered. In the 16th century , the heyday of numerous foundries was observed, some of which functioned until the beginning of the 20th century.
In industry (metallurgy, mechanical engineering, chemical industry) 60% of the population of the municipality are employed, in the services sector - 37%.
- Munsaras Tower, the creation of which dates back to the 9th century. It was reconstructed in 1590 when the column gallery in the Tuscan style was built. It has the shape of a five-story cube. Used for a variety of household purposes.
- The sanctuary of St. Anthony, which is a place of worship of the early Christians. There are also several exhibits dedicated to ancient professions. In the vicinity of this area, in accordance with Basque beliefs, is the home of the main goddess, mother Marie.
- The Church of San Torcuato Mortir, belonging to the late Gothic style ( XV century. , The bell tower - XVIII century. ) With altar decorations in the Baroque and Rococo styles .
- House of Astola, the former in the XVI - XIX centuries. the location of the archive and the prison.
- The cemetery, built in 1854 and representing one of the most significant cemeteries in Biscay in the neoclassical style.